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Weekly Crypto Digest: PayPal & Visa Add Crypto Payments
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BlackRock, world’s largest asset management company invests in Bitcoin, and payment giants Visa and PayPal keep expanding crypto options for their customers. Bitcoin critic Peter Schiff accepted BTC and Elon Musk is going to send Dogecoin to the Moon. Which of those news is real and which are April Fools jokes? Find out in our weekly crypto digest by ChangeHero.

Key Takeaways

ChangeHero Updates

New Currency: Solana

Did you know that starting this week you can exchange Solana on ChangeHero? This DeFi-first project is a competitor to Ethereum, but more scalable, and is already partnered with Tether and Chainlink. Research this altcoin and swap it anytime with our service with no effort.

Latest Cryptocurrency News

Bitcoin Digest

Bitcoin price chart: April 02. 2021
Source: TradingView

Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Quarterly Returns (%)

Tech and Altcoin News

Business Cryptocurrency News

Crypto News on Adoption

Cryptocurrency News on Regulation & Politics

Twitter Crypto Digest

Elon Musk promising to literally send Dogecoin to the Moon. Peter Schiff pretending to change his mind about Bitcoin. Million Bitcoins on the move.

Not much to anyone’s surprise, April Fool’s wrought absolute chaos on Twitter. Probably the least expected crypto-themed prank came from kids show Teletubbies. Social media account posted an announcement of a joke cryptocurrency, promoting which in reality benefits the Kids Help Phone charity.

Remember the flash crash we mentioned in the Bitcoin digest? PlanB commented on it as it was happening, and turned out to be right. $60,000 was reached a couple of days without such shock from liquidations.

In other news, Tether produced an assurance opinion to prove the USDT assets are backed. This document also contained an interesting fact: the reserves include digital assets bought at a lower price. The community was split, since assurance opinion is not an audit, and digital assets could have been bought by USDT.

Influencer of the Week

Anyone is familiar with the importance of not trading impulsively, and Koroush AK has a newsletter fittingly named “Market Meditations”. Apart from being active as a trader, he also goes lengths to educate fellow market players. Give him a follow to see how to be chill and learn in the process!

Top Crypto Digest

Unsurprisingly, general market stats change this week reflect what was described in the Bitcoin digest. BTC dominance keeps decreasing, while the market cap grows, which is a good sign for alts. At the moment of writing the crypto digest, the general market stats are:

7d Change in Top Coins

7D coin digest: April 02, 2021
Source: Cryptorank

At the moment of writing this crypto digest, the 7-day change of the top currencies is:

Gainers of the Week

Most of the Top-100 assets follow Bitcoin and this week ended up in green. Here are some altcoins that gained the most at the time of writing the crypto digest:

What is the best altcoin to buy right now? The market is on the rise, so some pullbacks can be expected in pretty much any asset. These days, any altcoin that has only started growing can shoot up further.


April Fools was fun but the rest of the news was mostly positive and definitely promising. Visa and PayPal will keep helping crypto find adoption, and Bitcoin was relieved of some of the pressure. The news helped to achieve the returns we covered in altcoin and Bitcoin digest.

Don’t forget to drop by our blog next week for more news in crypto digest! Live updates and news can be found on our Twitter, Facebook, Reddit and Telegram.